Gulf County, Florida Population 2021

Gulf County, Florida's estimated population is 8,625 with a growth rate of -22.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gulf County, Florida is the 65th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 15,825 and has seen a growth of -45.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,625-2,507-22.52%
202011,132-2,507-18.38%
201913,639-2,507-15.53%
201816,146410.25%
201716,105430.27%
201616,0621330.83%
201515,929-73-0.46%
201416,0021180.74%
201315,8841140.72%
201215,77060.04%
201115,764-61-0.39%
201015,8254,32137.56%
199011,5048467.94%
198010,6585625.57%
197010,0961591.60%
19609,9372,47733.20%
19507,4605097.32%
19406,9513,769118.45%
19303,1820.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-22.52%
County Website
State
Founded
June 6, 1925
County Seat
2010 Population
15,825
Growth Since 2010
-45.50%
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Gulf County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,38479.51%
Black or African American2,67317.16%
Two or More Races2711.74%
Some Other Race1020.65%
Asian850.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.39%
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Gulf County, Florida Population by Race

Gulf County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Gulf County, Florida Median Age

44.9


Total

40.7


Male

50.6


Female

Gulf County, Florida Adults

There are 13,038 adults, (3,221 of whom are seniors) in Gulf County, Florida.

Gulf County, Florida Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulf County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

6,467

41.52%

Male

9,109

58.48%

Gulf County, Florida Population by Age

Gulf County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gulf County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female57.3%42.7%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gulf County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7572.2874.2
Married2,8762.8382.1
Non Family1,8561.1770.2
Female7352.8857.3
Male2902.4664.1

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Gulf County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5364.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,20310.06%
High School Graduate4,28335.83%
Some College2,48320.77%
Associates Degree1,1499.61%
Bachelors Degree1,36011.38%
Graduate Degree9407.86%
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Gulf County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gulf County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1878,1062,150
Black2,0551,662106
Hispanic49430012
2+ Races1259915
Other Race9858
Asian695722
Native American6128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.88%.

Gulf County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,380$33,620$26,377
Less Than 9th Grade$11,875$$10,568
High School Graduate$28,718$31,923$26,099
Some College$27,527$31,445$24,141
Bachelors Degree$39,012$39,671$38,490
Graduate Degree$51,458$73,315$31,277

$30,380

Average Earnings

$33,620

Average Male

$26,377

Average Female

Gulf County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gulf County, Florida Language by Age

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Gulf County, Florida Language

93.24% of Gulf County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Gulf County, Florida Language

Gulf County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9811,20610.98%
Black1,60925215.66%
Hispanic27316761.17%
Multiple2009145.50%
Other1212100.00%
Asian7967.59%

12.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.43%

Male Poverty Rate

13.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulf County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulf County, Florida is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulf County, Florida is Asian, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.17%.

Gulf County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.21%
High School13.72%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Gulf County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.52%
Female Unemployed16.00%
Female Employed11.21%
Male Employed6.82%

Gulf County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gulf County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,712$61,039
Families$55,403$69,011
Married Families$70,078-
Non Families$29,150$41,787
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Income by Household Type

Gulf County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulf County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Gulf County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gulf County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Gulf County, Florida Marital Status

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1,526

Number of Veterans

1,403

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam736
First Gulf War395
Second Gulf War288
Korea114
World War II14

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74463
75+345
55 to 64335
35 to 54281
18 to 34102

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26712.32%
Black2079.09%
Native American2744.26%
2+ Races157.18%
Asian1014.49%

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Race

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Education

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4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Education

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45.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gulf County, Florida Employment by Age

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Gulf County, Florida Employment by Race

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Gulf County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.52%

Born in Gulf County, Florida

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.63% of Gulf County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 55.52% having been born in Florida. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gulf County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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